Office Assistant/Trading Post @ Camp Four Echoes, Lake Coeur d'Alene ID - GIRL SCOUTS!

Girl Scouts of Eastern WA and Northern ID

Date: 2 days ago
City: Spokane, WA
Salary: $4,060 - $4,060 / month
Contract type: Full time
Girl Scouts of Eastern WA and Northern ID
Girls Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho is looking for an Office Assistant/Trading Post for Beautiful Camp Four Echoes, Summer Resident Camp 2023 - Approximately $4,060.00 plus room and board for the Camp Season.

Office Assistant-Trading Post staff live on-site from June 9th to August 16th for the 2023 Camp Season - * Dates subject to change according to position.

Must be 21 years of age or older

Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho has been serving girls since 1937. Our Resident Camp operates at Camp Four Echoes, a council-owned property of over 200 acres near Worley, ID. Over 500 girls each summer ages 5-17 enjoy programs in STEM, arts and crafts, cooking, drama, swimming, boating, hiking, and other skill-building fun. Each session, girls lead the way by planning their own activities with their camper group. Each week has a theme and campers plan activities and meals related to that theme. Camp Four Echoes, a girl scout camp, is located on the wooded shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. Six living units house 18-24 girls weekly. Each unit has flush toilets and running water, but no electricity. Meals are provided in a group setting in our central dining hall. We also have a staff lounge for your time off.


Under the direction of the Camp Director, the Business Manager/Trading Post/Trading Post will be primarily responsible for running the business practices of camp, serving of girls ages 5-17 and seasonal camp staff. They will also assist in empowering the personal growth and skill development of both campers and staff. The Business Manager/Trading Post will exhibit enthusiasm and patience while exemplifying the Girl Scout core values of honesty, caring, courage, and character.


  • Participate in 10-day staff training and assist in training staff on specific office and camp store procedures, including purchase requests, time sheets, outgoing and incoming mail, care packages and camper/parent visits to the camp store (Trading Post)

  • Answer phones in a timely and professional manner, answering questions when possible, taking messages or forwarding calls as needed.

  • Maintain camper files in conjunction with the Camp Director, ensuring that all camper files are properly stored and maintained during the summer camp season.

  • Manage camp Petty Cash and gas cards, reconciling each account every week; communicate needs for additional funds to the Camp Director

  • Stock, run and oversee the camp store (Trading Post) in conjunction with the council Retail Manager; prepare daily deposits to be brought into the council office once per week

  • Maintain adequate stock in the Trading Post; communicate needs for stock and care packages to the council Retail Manager

  • Ensure all timesheets are completed and turned in on time

  • Ensure that each camper has at least one opportunity to visit the Trading Post during their week at c& communicate with Unit Leaders

  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail, including care packages

  • Ensure all campers receive the appropriate camp t-shirt

  • Create a weekly list of supply needs for areas around camp that need to be purchased- assist with ordering and purchasing supplies

  • Work to create a positive group culture through team-building and problem-solving activities

  • Role model personal responsibilities such as conflict management, positive relationships, following rules, and respecting camp property

  • Follow and implement appropriate behavior management procedures when interacting with all campers

  • Fully complete and submit all paperwork in a timely and efficient manner

  • Exhibit punctuality and communication in time management, including daily and weekly breaks

  • Respect and follow the “Camp is for the camper” philosophy by attending to camper and camp needs first.

  • Represent camp appropriately in the community and with parents by maintaining personal hygiene, following camp dress code, and communicating respectfully with campers, parents and other adults.

  • Fully participate in staff trainings, meetings, and camp closing activities, including but not limited to deep cleaning, lifting or moving equipment, taking out trash and closing inventory.

  • Report concerns and incidents to Camp Director

  • Practice the Girl Scout Promise and Law with an inclusive attitude and a willingness to problem-solve

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Camp Director

  • Follow all procedures and regulations according to the GSEWNI Council, GSUSA, and state and federal guidelines and laws and the American Camp Association.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be 21 years or older


  • Current First Aid & CPR certification

  • Ability to grasp the landscape within an organization, show passion for working with Girl Scouts and the nonprofit environment and expertise in using various communication vehicles that engage girls, volunteers, parents, donors and the community

  • Willingness to subscribe to the principles of the Girl Scout movement, including acceptance of the Girl Scout philosophy and willingness to maintain membership in the Girl Scouts USA

Physical Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

Regularly lift objects up 30 pounds, repetitive movement of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Climb, pull, stoop, kneel, crawl, twist and crouch while performing custodial duties. Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time, up to 12 hours, and work in inclement weather. Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors (no color blindness)

Mental & Other Skills/Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the:

  • Multi-Tasking Ability: ability to handle many diverse tasks/projects at one time; ability to prioritize and complete them on time.

Work Environment:

While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee lives for up to 12 weeks in close proximity to others, including sharing living quarters, restrooms, laundry facilities and a common staff lounge. May only use personal electronics (such as computers, phones and other devices) only during personal designated breaks and out of sight of campers. Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment is an integral part of this position, as is the ability to work with high-stress situations based on the nature of GSEWNI mission and daily work.

The management of this organization believes that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from discrimination. It is our policy to hire, compensate, promote, train, transfer, discipline, discharge, and make all other employment-related decisions without consideration of an employee's race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. All employees of this Council are prohibited from engaging in unlawful discrimination. All staff are provided a safe and inclusive work environment.

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